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Giveaway: Operation Oleander by Valerie O. Patterson (US only)

Giveaway: Operation Oleander by Valerie O. Patterson (US only)

Operation Oleander by Valerie O. Patterson
Release date: March 5, 2013


Ninth-grader Jess Westmark had the best of intentions when she started Operation Oleander to raise money for a girls’ orphanage in Kabul. She named her charity for the oleander that grows both in her Florida hometown and in Afghanistan, where her father is deployed. But on one of her father's trips to deliver supplies to the orphans, a car bomb explodes nearby and her father is gravely injured. Worse, her best friend’s mother and some of the children are killed, and people are blaming Operation Oleander for turning the orphanage into a military target for the Taliban. Is this all Jess’s fault?


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Comments 19

 
Sam on Monday, 04 March 2013 12:51

Oleander grows in Florida her hometown and in Afghanistan where her father is serving.

Oleander grows in Florida her hometown and in Afghanistan where her father is serving.
Stacy on Monday, 04 March 2013 17:47

Because it grows in her hometown and where her father is serving

Because it grows in her hometown and where her father is serving
Bella Cote on Monday, 04 March 2013 18:20

Because it only grows in Florida, her home town, and Afghanistan where her father is serving.

Because it only grows in Florida, her home town, and Afghanistan where her father is serving.
Ashley Taylor on Monday, 04 March 2013 18:49

she names it that because orleander grows in her home town in Florida (just like me!) and where her father is deployed in Aghanistan

she names it that because orleander grows in her home town in Florida (just like me!) and where her father is deployed in Aghanistan
Kaitlin Bledsoe on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 16:41

She named it for the oleander that grows both in her Florida hometown and in Afghanistan, where her father is deployed.

She named it for the oleander that grows both in her Florida hometown and in Afghanistan, where her father is deployed.
alicia marie on Saturday, 09 March 2013 16:50

She names it oleander because it's a flower that grows in her hometown and where her father is in Afghanistan.

She names it oleander because it's a flower that grows in her hometown and where her father is in Afghanistan.
YABC on Sunday, 10 March 2013 04:19

for a flower that grows in her Florida hometown and Afghanistan where her father is deployed

for a flower that grows in her Florida hometown and Afghanistan where her father is deployed
YABC on Sunday, 10 March 2013 11:28

Because it grows in Florida, where she lives, and in Afghanistan, where her dad is deployed to.

Because it grows in Florida, where she lives, and in Afghanistan, where her dad is deployed to.
YABC on Monday, 11 March 2013 09:22

What a timely subject!

What a timely subject!
Irene Menge on Monday, 11 March 2013 10:09

She named her charity for the oleander that grows both in her Florida hometown and in Afghanistan, where her father is deployed.

She named her charity for the oleander that grows both in her Florida hometown and in Afghanistan, where her father is deployed.
Sasha Shamblen on Monday, 11 March 2013 15:57

because oleander grows where her father is and in her hometown

because oleander grows where her father is and in her hometown
Mary Geenen on Monday, 11 March 2013 17:12

The plant grows in her hometown and in Afghanistan

The plant grows in her hometown and in Afghanistan
Julie Link on Tuesday, 12 March 2013 13:47

for a flower that grows in her Florida hometown and Afghanistan where her father is deployed

for a flower that grows in her Florida hometown and Afghanistan where her father is deployed
Rachael on Friday, 22 March 2013 11:57

Oleander grows in florida and in Afghanistan where her devoted husband is deployed.

Oleander grows in florida and in Afghanistan where her devoted husband is deployed.
Leah Moss on Monday, 25 March 2013 16:53

It grows in her hometown and in Afghanistan, where her father is.

It grows in her hometown and in Afghanistan, where her father is.
Alicia Batista on Monday, 25 March 2013 22:17

She names it becasue it grows in her hometown Florida.

She names it becasue it grows in her hometown Florida.
YABC on Thursday, 28 March 2013 08:44

to honor her father

to honor her father
Leanne Goon on Saturday, 30 March 2013 17:09

She named it after the flower that grows in her Florida hometown and Afghanistan where her father is deployed.

She named it after the flower that grows in her Florida hometown and Afghanistan where her father is deployed.
YABC on Saturday, 30 March 2013 23:38

It grows in her hometown

It grows in her hometown

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